Victorian Naturalist 22: 98 (1905) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Soft, spreading shrub 0.5–2 m high; stems terete, woolly, with mixed short and long hairs. Leaves alternate, ovate or elliptic, 3–6 mm long, 1–3 mm wide; apex acute; upper surface glabrous, slightly paler than lower, midrib raised; lower surface with sparse, pale hairs, denser near margin; margin incurved; stipules 1–2 mm long, dark brown, resinous and strongly recurved. Flowers axillary, on pedicels 5–6 mm long; bracts absent; stipules of floral leaves slightly enlarged; calyx 5–6 mm long, base of tube and lobes covered with soft, pale hairs; bracteoles attached at base of calyx tube and almost enveloping it, ovate to orbicular 4–5 mm long and wide, concave; standard 11–12 mm wide; ovary and lower half of style densely covered with pale hairs. Pod turgid, hairy, lower half concealed by calyx. Flowers Oct.–Nov.
CVU, GipP, HNF, HSF, NIS, VAlp, VRiv. Also NSW. Confined to a few areas of dry forest on granite hills, between the Strathbogie Range and Pine Mountain with a disjunct occurrence north of Licola.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|